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Photographs Related to Rice Growing and Irrigation in California, 1908-1916
BANC PIC 1905.02929-.02947--A  
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Photographs Related to Rice Growing and Irrigation in California,
    Date: 1908-1916
    Collection Number: BANC PIC 1905.02929-.02947--A
    Extent: 17 photographic prints; black and white, 9 x 30 cm. or smaller 19 digital objects
    Repository: The Bancroft Library. University of California, Berkeley.
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Languages Represented: English

    Information for Researchers


    Collection is available for use.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish photographs must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Pictorial Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
    Copyright restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Photographs Related to Rice Growing and Irrigation in California, BANC PIC 1905.02929-.02947--A, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Digital Representations Available

    Digital representations of selected original pictorial materials are available in the list of materials below. Digital image files were prepared from selected Library originals by the Library Photographic Service. Library originals were copied onto 35mm color transparency film; the film was scanned and transferred to Kodak Photo CD (by Custom Process); and the Photo CD files were color-corrected and saved in JFIF (JPEG) format for use as viewing files.

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    Transferred from the Marcel E. Cerf Papers (BANC MSS C-G 38)

    Scope and Content

    This collection contains 17 black and white photographs taken between the years 1908 and 1916 of rice fields, agricultural equipment, and irrigation procedures, primarily in Yolo County, California. Several photographs feature Fair Ranch, located in Knight's Landing. Other rice fields in Yolo County are also pictured. The construction of Natoma's Levee on the Sacramento River is shown and an unidentified pumping plant. In addition to irrigation, rice threshing and field plowing are depicted. Photographs of tractors and other agricultural equipment, including the "Austen Ditcher" are also included in the collection. The photographers are unknown.